Pilkington is closing a factory with the loss of 140 of its workers.
Set in 1487 Venice, Falcon in the Glass tells of Renzo, who dreams of becoming the greatest glass-maker
in Venice until his father is killed.
Artists include Cedar Careideo, doing totem-style carving; master beadwright Nicole Campanella, bead artist Kelley Angeley, Sarah Holden and dichroic glass-maker
THE sale of specialist glass-maker
Romag is one of the options up for discussion after the troubled County Durham company revealed it would have to restate last year's accounts.
Pilkington's Japanese owner Nippon Sheet Glass (NSG) has refinanced some of the pounds 1.82bn debt it used to buy the St Helens firm in 2006.
The operation at the St Helens head office of glass-maker
Pilkington was one of several carried out at glass-making factories in six European countries this week.
The European Commission granted regulatory clearance, on April 29, for French glass-maker
Saint Gobain to acquire Swedish company Dahl International AB.
Deeply indebted Mexican companies, like glass-maker
Vitro and conglomerate Desc, have accepted slow or no sales growth.
NEW YORK-Swedish glass-maker
Orrefors Kosta Boda recently opened its new "Galleri" on Madison Avenue here, reflecting the philosophy that the products on display are best viewed as the work of original artists.
Nestle's chairman Helmut Maucher and Ivan Fabio Zurita, president of the company's Mexican division, recently met with reporters at the headquarters of glass-maker
Grupo Vitro SA.
Bill Swann - just back from a successful showing and sale of his work in The Netherlands - is taking part in a county-wide arts festival in Gwynedd.